Opera Web browser plugins security bypass
|opera-plugins-security-bypass (39147)||Medium Risk|
Opera Web browser could allow a remote attacker to bypass cross-domain security restrictions, caused by an unspecified error related to specific plugins. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could use certain plugins to bypass same origin policy restrictions and gain unauthorized access to other domains. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to possibly perform cross-site scripting attacks and launch further attacks on the vulnerable system.
Upgrade to the latest version of Opera (9.25 or later), available from the Opera Web site. See References.
- Opera Software Knowledge Base Article 875: Advisory: Rich editing allows cross domain scripting.
- Opera Web site: Changelog for Opera 9.25 for Windows.
- BID-26937: Opera Web Browser Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2007-6520: Opera before 9.25 allows remote attackers to conduct cross-domain scripting attacks via unknown vectors related to plug-ins.
- GLSA-200712-22: Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities
- OSVDB ID: 42695: Opera Plug-ins Unspecified Cross-domain Scripting
- SA28169: Opera Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1019131: Opera Bugs Permit Code Execution and Cross-Domain Scripting Attacks
- SUSE-SA:2008:001: Opera 9.25 security update
- VUPEN/ADV-2007-4261: Opera Command Execution and Cross Domain Scripting Vulnerabilities
- Gentoo Linux
- Novell OpenSUSE 10.2
- Novell OpenSUSE 10.3
- Opera Opera Browser prior to 9.25
- SuSE SuSE SLES 9
Dec 19, 2007
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